5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Syncretic religion
- Interfaith/intrafaith boundaries
- a The rebirth a soul in a new body
- b pilgrimage to Mecca
- c Belief that inanimate objects, such as plants and stones, or natural events, like thunderstorms and earthquakes, have a discrete spirit and life. Common in many parts of Sub-Saharan Africa, Native American religions are fundamentally animistic, and even Shintoism is highly animistic.
- d separate religions that combine into a new religion; often borrow from the pat and the present.
- e the boundaries between the world's major faiths, such as Christianity, Muslim, and Buddhism. / describes the boundaries within a major religion
5 Multiple choice questions
- The third of the world's major universalizing religions. It has over 360 million adherents especially in China and Southeast Asia. Prince Siddartha (Buddha) had a vision while sitting under the Bodhi (awakening) tree, then founded Buddhism in the 6th c. BCE (in eastern India) against the caste system; branched off from Hinduism. Buddhists believe all life is dukkha (nothing permanent); seek to achieve nirvana (enlightenment); believe in no named deity, but do believe in god; cultural landscape contains statues of Buddha, pagodas & shrines (often bell-shaped to protect burial mounds).
- a term used to describe religious, ideological, and cultural aspects of the various denominations of the Latter Day Saint movement. It is practiced around the world, but is concentrated in Utah.
- This is the range of traditional beliefs and practices that claim the ability to cure, heal, and cause pain to people.
- a political unit governed by a deity (or by officials thought to be divinely guided)
- Created in India, approximately 4,000 years ago with >750 million followers today. Unlike other religions, no single founder or text; heaven isn't always the ultimate goal in life. Third largest in world religion behind Christianity and Islam. Religion is inseparable from life; god (Brahman, universal soul) may be in many forms (polytheistic); karma (what goes around comes around; transferability of the soul) and reincarnation are cornerstones; caste system locks people into class levels
5 True/False questions
Sh'aria law → This is the range of traditional beliefs and practices that claim the ability to cure, heal, and cause pain to people.
Secularism → This is the belief that humans should be based on facts and not religious beliefs. This is important to HG because this has caused conflicts in a lot of different places including politics.
Enclave/exclave → Enclave is an area belonging to another country but surrounded by one other country / Exclave is a part of one country not attached to the rest of itself
Universalizing religion, proselytic religion → separate religions that combine into a new religion; often borrow from the pat and the present.
RELIGION KEY TERMS → ...